Outback Magazine 2022
When Chris Bowman came in 1989 as stud manager to Uardry, the famous merino stud established in 1864 near Hay in the NSW southern Riverina, he noted there were 70 jackaroos and jillaroos in the Hay, Jerilderie and Deniliquin districts. “That was normal because the Riverina was long renowned as a training ground for many who became leaders in the merino industry as stud masters, managers and sheep classers,” he recalls.
Hay Inc Featured on ABC Landline 2019 and Landline 2015.
Hay Inc. was recently featured on Landline in 2015 and 2019 detailing our training for jackaroos/jillaroos. and how a Riverina community has come up with a hands-on agricultural training program to attract new blood to the bush, and keep them there.
You can see the stories on the Landline website and Facebook page:
ABC Story - Riverina farmers worried about demise of jackeroo training establish their own rural education program.
Landholders concerned with the lack of training opportunities for young people, have developed a new rural education program in south-west New South Wales.
Budding jackaroos and jillaroos gain practical experience for agriculture career.
Budding jackaroos and jillaroos have come from around Australia to take part in the program run by Hay Inc, a community-backed organisation.
Hay Inc Rural Education boosts on-farm training.
A PROGRAM aimed at countering the demise of jackaroo and jillaroo training in the NSW western Riverina is garnering widespread industry support.
Hay Inc graduation at the 2017 Hay Sheep Show | Photos.
Graduates of the 2017 Hay Inc Rural Education program were successful in the Don McNeil Memorial Junior Merino sheep judging competition at the 2017 Hay Sheep Show.
Hay Inc for career boost.
In it’s third year, Hay Inc Rural Education Program welcomed a full compliment of students eager to learn a variety of skills to give them the practical knowledge to assist with their careers in agriculture.